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7.12am Regional News and Weather

: But First This....Hallo Spencer

All aboard the B/T submarine for sizzling summer fun from Children's BBC with Simon Parkin ,
Philippa Forrester , Claudia Simon and some of your favourite programmes. Producer Graham Douglas
Comic adventures with a group of wild, zany and adorable puppets.


Unknown: Simon Parkin
Unknown: Philippa Forrester
Unknown: Claudia Simon
Producer: Graham Douglas

: The Pink Panther Show

Cartoon starring the optimistic, indestructible panther who is permanently in the pink. (R)

: News

: Smoggies

The SS Stinkypoo sets sail with cartoon couple Captain Clarence at the wheel and his wife Emma by his side. They steam across the ocean, thoughtlessly polluting the sea and the air. (R)

: Cartoon

: News

Weather followed by Belle and Sebastian
The animated story of a young boy in search of his mother. Isabel and Sebastian decide to stay with Grandpa. (R)

: Hartbeat

Interesting and different ways to create your own pictures.
With Tony Hart and Margot Wilson. Producer Christopher Tandy (R)
* PICTURE GALLERY: if you're 15 or under, send your picture entry for the gallery (with name, age and address on the back) to 'Hartbeat', BBCtv, London W3 6XZ. Prizes for all entries shown; sorry none can be returned.


Unknown: Tony Hart
Unknown: Margot Wilson.
Producer: Christopher Tandy

: Laurel and Hardy

A cartoon adventure with Stan and Ollie who must get back the country's top secret weapon, a frigid ray gun, when it is stolen by enemy agent Hector Spector. (R)


Unknown: Hector Spector.

: Celebrity Double Dare

Peter Simon hosts a special edition of the messiest game show on television. Today's two teams are Going Live! personalities Trevor Neal and Simon Hickson v impersonator Steve Nallon and Newsround reporter Terry Baddoo. The teams must first field general knowledge questions, then the winning side tackles an obstacle course, braving custard pies and a gunge pool to win prizes for their favourite charities.
Executive producer Chris Bellinger (R)


Unknown: Peter Simon
Unknown: Trevor Neal
Unknown: Simon Hickson
Unknown: Steve Nallon
Reporter: Terry Baddoo.
Producer: Chris Bellinger

: Playdays

The Playbus stops today at the Roundabout Stop. A surprise storyteller reads The Moving Birthday by Valerie Wilding.


Unknown: Valerie Wilding.

: Grandstand

Introduced by Desmond Lynam.
Cricket: Third Test
England v India
The fourth day's play in the Cornhill Insurance Test series, from the Oval. Commentary by Richie Benaud , Tony Lewis and Jack Bannister. ('Grandstand' continues at 1.30pm)


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam.
Commentary By: Richie Benaud
Commentary By: Tony Lewis
Commentary By: Jack Bannister.

: One O'Clock News

With Anna Ford.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Anna Ford.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Neighbours

Harold is getting a superiority complex. Mike tells Bronwyn he's going to get back together with Jane. Meanwhile, Nick gets the wrong idea about Sharon and Matt.


Madge Bishop: Anne Charleston
Harold Bishop: Ian Smith
Henry Ramsay: Craig McLachlan
Jim Robinson: Alan Dale
Beverly Marshall: Shaunna O'Grady
Paul Robinson: Stefan Dennis
Gail Robinson: Fiona Corke
Helen Daniels: Anne Haddy
Des Clarke: Paul Keane
Mike Young: Guy Pearce
Jane Harris: Annie Jones
Todd Landers: Kristian Schmid
Katie Landers: Sally Jensen
Bronwyn Davies: Rachel Friend
Sharon Davies: Jessica Muschamp
Nick Page: Mark Stevens
Joe Mangel: Mark Little
Kerry Bishop: Linda Hartley
Hilary Robinson: Anne Scott-Pendlebury
Matthew Williams: Ashley Paske
Alison: Thea McLeod
Mr Udugawa: Lawrence Mah

: Grandstand

Introduced by Desmond Lynam. Provisional Timetable
1.30 Cricket
1.55 Racing
2.05 Cricket
2.25 Racing
2.35 Cricket
2.55 Racing
3.15 Cricket
3.30 Athletics
3.50 Cricket
4.10 Athletics
European Athletics Championships
Live coverage from Split.
Yugoslavia, for the first of six days of competition. The three titles to be decided today are the women's marathon which starts at 4.15, the women's shot put and at 7.05 the men's 10,000m final. Coverage today also includes heats of the women's and men's 100m, and Steve Backley 's qualifying attempt in the javelin. Commentary by David Coleman , Ron Pickering ,
Brendan Foster , Paul Dickenson. (Coverage continues at 4.40pm on BBC2)
* FEATURE: page 10
From Ripon.
2.00 Bonusprint Handicap Stakes (6f)
2.30 Rapid Raceline Ripon Rowels Handicap Stakes (1m)
3.00 Bonusprint Champion 2-Year-Old Trophy (6f).
Timeless Times, already the winner of 14 races, takes another step towards the 2-year-old record of 16 successes.
Commentary by Julian Wilson and Jimmy Lindley.
Cricket: Third Test
England v India
More of the fourth day's play from the Oval.
(Coverage continues at 4.40pm on BBC2) Producer Martin Hopkins Editor John Philips


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam.
Introduced By: Steve Backley
Commentary By: David Coleman
Commentary By: Ron Pickering
Unknown: Brendan Foster
Unknown: Paul Dickenson.
Commentary By: Julian Wilson
Commentary By: Jimmy Lindley.
Producer: Martin Hopkins
Editor: John Philips

: News

With Anna Ford.
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Anna Ford.

: Neighbours


: Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen

Starring Peter Ustinov
In his Hawaiian heyday, master sleuth Charlie Chan unmasked the Dragon Queen as a killer. Now, in San Francisco, Chan's grandson joins him in investigating a series of bizarre murders.
FILMS: pages 15-18


Director: Clive Donner
Charlie Chan: Peter Ustinov
Lee Chan Jr: Richard Hatch
Mrs Lupowitz: Lee Grant
Dragon Queen: Angie Dickinson
Police chief: Brian Keith
Gillespie: Roddy McDowall
Mrs Dangers: Rachel Roberts
Cordelia: Michelle Pfeiffer

: Masterchef

Which of tonight's competitors from the south-east of England will make it to the semi-finals in the search for the best amateur cook in Britain? Helping presenter Loyd Grossman decide are musician
George Melly and chef
Alastair Little from the London restaurant of the same name.
Director Richard Bryan
Producer Philippa Robinson
A Union Pictures production for BBCtv


Presenter: Loyd Grossman
Unknown: George Melly
Unknown: Alastair Little
Director: Richard Bryan
Producer: Philippa Robinson

: Film: The Philadelphia Experiment

Michael Pare , Nancy Allen October 1943: the US navy is conducting a top secret experiment when something goes terribly wrong. Two seamen find themselves thrown forward in time
40 years. Can they reach the one man who knows the secret of how to return before catastrophe strikes? Based on the book by William I Moore and Charles Berlitz.
Director Stewart Raffill
0 FILMS: pages 15-18


Unknown: Michael Pare
Unknown: Nancy Allen
Book By: William I Moore
Book By: Charles Berlitz.
Director: Stewart Raffill
David Herdeg: Michael Pare
Allison Hayes: Nancy Allen
Dr James Longstreet: Eric Christmas
Jim Parker: Bobby Di Cicco
Pamela: Louise Latham
Major Clark: Kene Holliday
Sheriff Bates: Joe Dorsey
Magnussen: Michael Currie
Barney: Stephen Tobolowsky

: News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: That's Life!

Holiday Special
Esther Rantzen presents a compilation edition of That's Life! moments, including Adrian Mills 's flight to Australia to expose the latest consumer con;
Gavin Campbell helping a child to see; the revelation of the real
Howard Leader in 'Get Britain Singing' and Simon Fanshawe getting his 'Surprise Surprise'. Producer Tom Brisley
Editor Shaun Woodward


Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Adrian Mills
Unknown: Gavin Campbell
Unknown: Howard Leader
Unknown: Simon Fanshawe
Producer: Tom Brisley
Editor: Shaun Woodward

: Come Dancing 90

Dancers take the floor in the latin, modern, disco, offbeat, old time and formation sections as Sheffield competes against London South in this year's grand final.
Introduced by Angela Rippon and Charles Nove , with music by the Andy Ross Orchestra. Producer Simon Betts
• GLORIA: page 10


Introduced By: Angela Rippon
Introduced By: Charles Nove
Unknown: Andy Ross Orchestra.
Producer: Simon Betts

: European Athletics Championships

Desmond Lynam introduces highlights of the opening day's competition in Split, Yugoslavia.


Introduces: Desmond Lynam

: Edinburgh Military Tattoo 1990

Highlights from the floodlit esplanade of Edinburgh Castle. Fanfare
'Fifty Years On'
Massed Pipes and Drums
Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
(Carabiniers and Greys); 4th Royal Tank Regiment; Guards Depot; 1st Battalion the Royal Scots (Royal
Regiment); 1st Battalion the King's Own Scottish Borderers; 10th Princess Mary's Own Gurkha Rifles.
Stand by for Bruneval
A competition by members of 15th (Scottish Volunteer) Parachute
Battalion and the Falklands Band of the Parachute Regiment, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Airborne Forces. The Gurkhas Are Coming
Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas, with the Pipes and Drums of 10th
Gurkha Rifles and dancers from 1st Battalion 2nd King Edward VI's Own Gurkha Rifles.
Dogged Skills
Skill and courage by the Royal Air Force Police Dogs Demonstration Team, RAF Newton.
United States Marine Corps
A musical display by the Quantico Marine Band of the United States
Marine Corps.
Young Victorians
Dancing and pipe music by the boys of Queen Victoria School, Dunblane.
Australia Fair
From Adelaide, South Australia
Police Band, accompanied by the Australia Drill Team, the national female champions.
Massed Military Bands
A nostalgic programme from the bands of: Corps of Royal
Engineers; King's Own Scottish Borderers; Gordon Highlanders; Falklands Band of the Parachute Regiment; Brigade of Gurkhas; United States Marine Corps
Quantico Marine Band; South Australia Police. The Finale
With Evening Hymn and Last Post; Lone Piper.
Commentary by Tom Fleming. Tattoo producer Lt Col L P G Dow Producer (TV) Ian Christie
(Event sponsored by Invergordon Distillers)


Commentary By: Tom Fleming
Producer: Ian Christie

: Weather

(Wales only: News of Wales Summary; Weather)

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